‘Divine Ambition: Tracing the Power of America Civil Religion through Presidential Campaign Rhetoric’ – CRPL Seminar, March’19

On the 28th March 2019, Kristi Boone will present their paper on 'Divine Ambition - Tracing the Power of America Civil Religion through Presidential Campaign Rhetoric' for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Kristi Boone is a PhD student in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at... Continue Reading →

‘Narrating Choice, Narrating Vocation: Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity’ – CRPL Seminar, March’19

On the 14th March 2019, Dr. Dawn Llewellyn will present her paper, 'Narrating Choice, Narrating Vocation: Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity' for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds. Dr Llewellyn is Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies and Deputy Director of the Institute of Gender Studies at the University of Chester. ... Continue Reading →

‘The Diversity of NonReligion In Europe’ – CRPL Seminar, Feb’19

On the 28th February 2019, Dr Josh Bullock will present his paper on 'The Diversity of NonReligion in Europe' for the Centre of Religion and Public Life.  Already, much of Europe is marching towards a post-Christian society with young adults especially neither identifying with, nor practising religion. Nevertheless, Europe’s nations exhibit a great deal of... Continue Reading →

‘Bad Romance? Representations of David and Bathsheba in Popular Culture and the Erasure of Sexual Violence’ – CRPL Seminar, Feb’19

On the 14th February 2019, Dr Katie Edwards will present their paper 'Bad Romance? Representations of David and Bathsheba in Popular Culture and the Erasure of Sexual Violence' for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Dr Katie Edwards is Director of the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies and Lecturer in The Bible in Contemporary... Continue Reading →

‘The Deliverance of the Administrative State: Political Demonology in Trump’s America’ – CRPL Seminar, Jan’19

On the 31st January 2019, Dr. Jonathon O'Donnell will present his paper, 'The Deliverance of the Administrative State: Political Demonology in Trump’s America' for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds.   Over eighty percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, and amongst his most fervent early adopters were... Continue Reading →

Research seminar with Prof Birgit Meyer

Leading anthropologist of religion, Professor Birgit Meyer, is visiting the University of Leeds this January. The Centre for Religion and Public Life is excited to host a research seminar with her on 25 January, co-sponsored by the Leeds University Centre for African Studies. In this seminar, Meyer will talk about "Studying Religion in and from... Continue Reading →

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